Documents Tagged ‘Berkeley Experimental Schools Project (BESP)’

Educational R&D and Berkeley’s Experimental Schools (Vol. 2)

Archive Entry Date: 11/30/1976

Part two of an in-depth history of the 23 new schools created during Berkeley's experimental period

Educational R&D and Berkeley’s Experimental Schools (Vol. 1)

Archive Entry Date: 11/30/1976

What happened with Berkeley's 23 alternative schools? A 580-page study gives a fine-grained answer

History of Casa de la Raza

Archive Entry Date: 11/1976

The short life of an experiment in Chicano-centered education

History of Black House

Archive Entry Date: 11/1976

The vision of Black House, and how it collapsed under pressure

Berkeley and Busing—Still Short of Aims

Archive Entry Date: 5/20/1976

Eight years after the buses rolled, a LA Times reporter suggested the project of school desegregation had become ever more complicated

Berkeley College Prep A Success

Archive Entry Date: 06/18/1975

A different narrative about minority achievement and experimental schools.


Archive Entry Date: 5/31/74

The experimental Genesis High School sought to temper hierarchies between students and teachers in a multiracial setting


Archive Entry Date: 5/31/74

An experimental school that sought to ground Berkeley high schoolers in democratic practice and activism

Performing Arts Group Creates Model School

Archive Entry Date: 12/31/68

Berkeley's first experimental public school: a new "Community High" that would build relationships between students and locals